Overview 

Spotlight blogs that showcase aligned Leader Lever practice and success from leaders and teachers in our networks.  

Leader Spotlight: Why Leader Learning Matters [Blog]  (September 2017)

The leadership team at Misson Achievement and Success (MAS) Charter School in Albuquerque, NM, shares a deep commitment to their own development and see a direct connection to teachers’ learning and students’ learning.

Using Data to Help Students and Teachers [Blog] (July 2017)

Learn how the leadership team at Misson Achievement and Success (MAS) Charter School in Albuquerque, NM, works to analyze data and use it to help teachers reflect on past instruction and plan for future instruction to target students’ needs.

Leader Spotlight: An A+ School Culture [Blog] (June 2017) 

Learn about how leaders at Misson Achievement and Success (MAS) Charter School in Albuquerque, NM, have prioritized building a strong culture, among adults and students, and used that as the foundation for great teaching and learning.

Pursuing an Instructional Priority [Blog] (December 2016)

This Leader Spotlight blog posts highlights Leo Watson, a principal from Hartford, CT. Leo has maintained a laser-focus on his instructional priority and sees it as the key to helping develop his teachers in a meaningful, lasting way. Use this as pre-work for a learning session, or within a session to spark a conversation about why instructional priorities matter for students and teachers.

Integrating Planning and PD Saves Time, Gets Results [Blog] (August 2016)

Learn how a principal combines PD with planning for greater efficiency, effectiveness, and collaboration

3 Steps to Productive Coaching Observations  [Blog] (June 2016)

Learn how a principal spends time preparing himself in order to offer more strategic and informed support to his teachers